Site NamePentland / FA Georger

  • Location:

    SE corner Grenidier Island St. Lawrence River / 42° 39' 6.1812" N, 80° 3' 8.7012" W

  • Site ID:

    60

  • Organization:

    SOS Thousand Islands

  • Record Date:

    June 11,2003

  • Wreck Type:

    Balk Carrier / Schoo

  • Rig:

    Prop / 2 masted

  • Length:

    192 / 200

  • Hull Material:

    Wood

  • Body of Water:

    Saint Lawrence

  • Depth min:

    1

  • Depth max:

    20

  • Current:

    0.5-1 Knot

  • Buoy Type:

    Conical

  • Line Type:

    Polypro - twist

  • Line Size:

    45

  • Buoy Anchor Type:

    Iron Weight

  • SOS Plaque:

    No

  • Notes:

    Known as the Twisted Sisters Wrecks, they lie side by side with frames intertwined, hence the name of the site.

  • Description:

    Known as the Twisted Sisters, these two wrecks were scuttled by Capt. Hinckley approx. 1929 and caused great controversy as they obstructed access to the gravel pit on Grenedier Island.

Buoy Status Updates

Site Name Record Date Buoy Status NOTSHIP# Comment
Pentland / FA Georger23/05/2014UnknownThis entry made to disambiguate the site list as the last update was from several years ago or never.
Pentland / FA Georger06/05/2010Deployed

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